01 Arrive Paro by Druk Air Flight:
During this flight,one will experience breath taking
views of Mount Everest , Kanchanjunga and other
Himalayan Peaks including sacred Chomolhari and
Mt. Jichu Drake in Bhutan. On arrival at Paro International
Airport you will be received by a representative
of Yod Sel Tours & Treks. Then drive to Olathang
Hotel through paro valleys, and enchanting experience.
After lunch go to visit the Ta-Dzong (Museum ).
Overnight at Olathang Hotel.
Day 02 Paro - Sightseeing:
Drive Northwest up the Pa Chu to Drugyel Dzong,
the ruined Fort,which once defended this valley
from the Tibetan invasion. This fortress, now a
burned shell, was once strategic in Bhutanís defence
against the Tibetan invasion. Mount Chomolhari,
the sacred summit, reaches skyward beyond the Dzong.
This can be viewed on a clear day. On the way back
you visit a typical Bhutanese farm house. After
lunch walk up the hill just above Olathang Hotel
to stretch you legs for the excursion to Taktsang
Day 03 Paro - Thimphu:
This morning follow the winding road besides the
Pa Chu (Chu means river or water) down stream to
its confluence with the Wangchu, then up valley
to Thimphu , the capital . Afternoon lunch at the
Hotel. after lunch visit the Memorial Chorten, here
the faithful circumbulate the shrine dedicated to
the Late King saying their prayer beads as they
walk. Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 04 -Thimphu
Drive to Khuruthang with pack lunch which will be
provided at the Hotel. Stop at Dochula pass if the
weather is clear to get a view of the snow capped
Himalayan mountains. Lunch at the camp and then
drive to Punakha Dzong. Visit the Dzong if the Monks
are in Thimphu.
Day 05 - Khuruthang
Drive till Punakha Dzong.The trek begins with the
gradual climb through Chir-Pine forest. A stop to
visit the village of Dompla can be organised depending
on the groupís choice. Distance 5/6 hours. Overnight
Day 06 - Limukha
The trail today takes you through Rhododendron and
Oak forested area. Enroute pass a famous Drukpa
Kuenley Lhakhang. Overnight in camp. Distance -
14 kms. about 5/6 hours.
Day 07 - Chungsakha
The trail now takes you through the village of Sha
Wangdi district. Camp at Samtengang at the lake
side. Distance 13 kms. about 5 hours.
Day 08 - Samtengang
- Wangdi / Thimphu:
The trail now drops down till the motor road. Drive
till Wangdiphodrang and lunch at the Tourist Lodge.
Then continue to drive to Thimphu. Overnight at
Day 09 - Thimphu
A full day of sightseeing and shopping in Thimphu.
Wander in the town, visit the handicrafts emporium.
Visit the workshop where all the handicrafts are
produced if you like . Afternoon visit the TashichhoDzong
. Then drive out for Motithang Hotel, take a walk
up the hill behind the Hotel and visit the Takin
penned up there. Overnight at the Hotel.
10: Thimphu - Paro airport / Kathmandu:
Note: Climate (General in October): Days
are Normally Warm 15-25o calicos; Nights
are cool about 5-10o.
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